Five Tips to Ensure Hiking Daytrip Success

We might as well admit it: summer (the northern European variety, at least) is pretty much over, and full-blown autumn will soon be upon us.

But the news is not all bad: this is the right time to take out your hiking boots and go for that long walk that you have excused yourself from all summer long because it was “too hot”.

So off you go!

And to make sure

Five Tips to Ensure Hiking Daytrip Success

Where You Can Eat (Guaranteed) Well in Barcelona

In our last post, we talked about something that Mediterranean countries do not, on the whole, do very well – Christmas, or, to be more precise, the “universal” (but in fact Northern European-North American) version of it. Today’s post, conversely, is about something which lies very much in Southern Europe’s comfort zone: food. Which is more than ample compensation, you must agree.

When it comes to the higher forms of “food culture”, Northern

Where You Can Eat (Guaranteed) Well in Barcelona

Let’s Go Eating in Rome

Roman Holidays: Eating in Rome One of the great advantages of having a holiday flat in a residential area – rather than a downtown hotel – is that you are going to live like local people and do what local people do, if only for a week: you shop for groceries in ordinary supermarkets, search for the best near-by bakery and need to familiarize yourself with the public transport system. Best of all, however, in

Let’s Go Eating in Rome